Dennis K. Baxley

District: 23 -- Republican

Part of Marion

Committee Membership for 2014 - 2016 Term

Biographical Information

City of Residence:  Ocala
Occupation:  Funeral Director & Consultant
Spouse:  Micheline "Ginette" Begin of Québec, Canada
Child(ren):  Micah, Justin, Damon, Jeffrey, Renée
Grandchild(ren):  Jacob, Joshua, Martha, Katherine, Hazel, William, Makayla, Kate Lynn
Education:  Central Florida Community College, A.A., 1972; Florida State University, B.S., Sociology/Psychology, 1974; Miami-Dade Community College, A.S., Funeral Service Degree, 1975
Born:  August 22, 1952, Ocala, FL
Religious Affiliation:  Southern Baptist
Recreational Interest:  fishing, listening to Gospel music, reading

Legislative Service

Elected to the Florida House of Representatives in 2010, reelected subsequently
Florida House of Representatives, 2000-June 26, 2007
Speaker pro tempore, November 21, 2006-June 12, 2007

Other Public Services

Board of Funeral Directors


First Avenue National Bank, founding Chairman
Florida Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired, board member
Florida Council on the Social Status of Black Men and Boys
Lions Club
Marion County Children's Advocacy Center, Kimberly's Center for Child Protection, board member
Marion County Children's Alliance
Belleview Rotary, past President
The Vine Community Church, Elder, 2010


Legislative Vision Caucus, founding Chairman
Marion County Delegation, Chairman

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